Human Resources Manager Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Human Resources Managers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 299,440 Human Resources Managers currently employed in the United States.
- 67.5% of all Human Resources Managers are women, while 28.9% are men.
- The average age of an employed Human Resources Manager is 46 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of Human Resources Managers is White (64.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15.5%) and Black or African American (11.2%).
- The majority of Human Resources Managers are located in NY, New York and TX, Houston.
- Human Resources Managers are paid an average annual salary of $80,699.
- Human Resources Managers average starting salary is $53,000.
- In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid Human Resources Managers earn as much as $120,000 or more.
- 13% of all Human Resources Managers are LGBT.
- Human Resources Managers are more likely to work at Public companies in comparison to Private companies.
Human Resources Manager Statistics By Gender
Among Human Resources Managers, 67.5% of them are women compared to 28.9% which are men.
- Female, 67.5%
- Male, 28.9%
- Unknown, 3.6%
Gender Pay Gap For Human Resources Manager
Women Earn 94¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Human Resources Manager Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the Human Resources Manager position over time.
Human Resources Manager Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Plant Superintendent and Maintenance Director have the biggest difference in gender.
|Executive Assistant/Human Resources||9%||88%|
|Office Manager Of Human Resources||13%||84%|
|Business Office Manager||15%||81%|
|Human Resources Manager||29%||68%|
|General Road Foreman||93%||3%|
Human Resources Manager Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among Human Resources Managers is White, which makes up 64.9% of all Human Resources Managers. Comparatively, there are 15.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 64.9%
- Hispanic or Latino, 15.6%
- Black or African American, 11.2%
- Asian, 6.1%
- Unknown, 1.8%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%
|Human Resources Manager Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||15.6%|
|Black or African American||11.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.4%|
Human Resources Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Human Resources Managers.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Human Resources Manager Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$77,475|
|Hispanic or Latino||$81,410|
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Average Age of a Human Resources Manager
We determined the average age of Human Resources Managers based on ethnicity and gender.
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||47||47|
|Hispanic or Latino||42||43.5|
Human Resources Manager Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of Human Resources Manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Human Resources Managers is 40+ years old, which represents 72% of the population.
|Human Resources Manager Years||Percentages|
Types of Human Resources Manager Degree Levels
Human Resources Manager Wage Gap By Education
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$73,459|
Human Resources Manager Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Human Resources Managers. We found that the most common company type is Public. In addition, the industry that employs the most Human Resources Managers is the Retail industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Human Resources Managers.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
|< 50 employees||0%|
|50 - 100 employees||1%|
|100 - 500 employees||3%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||4%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||21%|
|> 10,000 employees||71%|
The Types Of Companies Human Resources Manager Work In
Employees with the Human Resources Manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Human Resources Managers prefer to work at Public companies over Private companies.
Top Industries Hiring Human Resources Managers
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Human Resources Managers. Those industries include Retail, Manufacturing and Technology.
Human Resources Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics
Human Resources Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Human Resources Managers changed.
- Unemployment rate
|Year||Human Resources Manager Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Human Resources Manager Stay in a Job
By looking over 104,029 Human Resources Managers resumes, we figured out that the average Human Resources Manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.
Less than one year
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||11%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Human Resources Managers with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Human Resources Managers.
|Board Of Directors, Treasurer||9.88%|
|Organizational Development Consultant||11.44%|
|Technology Resource Manager||12.30%|
|Human Resources Manager||13.02%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Human Resources Managers
The most common foreign language among Human Resources Managers is Spanish at 62.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.2% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.1%.
- Spanish, 62.7%
- French, 8.2%
- Portuguese, 4.1%
- German, 4.1%
- Russian, 2.8%
- Other, 18.1%